Preservation. Education. Advocacy. For 125 Years.

Preservation. Education. Advocacy. For 125 Years.

We are a private non-profit organization and statewide historic preservation leader founded in 1889 dedicated to perpetuating and revitalizing Virginia's cultural, architectural and historic heritage thereby ensuring that historic places are integral parts of the lives of present and future generations.

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For 125 years, Preservation Virginia’s efforts have saved more than 200 unique Virginia’s historic places across the Commonwealth. 

Today, we have six sites that are interpreted and open to the public. These sites span the history of this great nation.

Learn about history as it was lived through visiting our historic sites.